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Why Ministry isn't a Marathon, and Sometimes the Most Spiritual Thing You Can Do is Take a Break

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Why Ministry isn't a Marathon, and Sometimes the Most Spiritual Thing You Can Do is Take a Break

I’ve heard it said throughout my life in ministry that, “Ministry is a marathon, not a sprint.” Early on this word picture was helpful for me, serving its intended purpose to build a long-view perspective of faithfulness in work that can often be slow to produce immediate and satisfying results. I’ve used this phrase countless times myself challenging ministry leaders…

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